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Vice-chancellor Nana Poku also talks about private colleges, his ideal dinner party and the African economy
They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, where good dishes and great conversations come to life. It is there, among his pots and pans, that Prof Nana Poku – the new man at the helm of the University of KwaZulu-Natal – finds his peace, particularly when the going gets tough.
The English-born former rugby player is a strapping man, who by his own admission likes eating “a lot”.
The son of Ghanian immigrants – his father was a diplomat and his mother a doctor – Poku’s penchant for cooking dates back to his boarding school days...